Concert by ‘“EN CHORDAIS”


On Saturday May 17th, 2014 at 20:30
At the Salone Estense, via Sacco 5, Varese

Many among our guests to the En Chordais concert last Saturday in Varese asked more information about the instruments played by the group. Here are some references:
Qanun instrument
Greek musical instruments: Percussion instruments

The Hellenic Semester Organizing Committee of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, jointly under the high patronage of with the Municipality of Varese is organizing concert with music and songs from the byzantine musical legacy, Mediterranean traditional melodies, by the musical group EN CHORDAIS

EN CHORDAIS is one of the most internationally acclaimed and exceptional music ensembles, specializing in the traditions of the Mediterranean music. With an extensive repertoire and a playful, lively presence on stage, the ensemble has toured throughout the world, receiving enthusiastic critical acclaim.
Kyriakos Petras - violin
Kyriakos Kalaitzidis - oud, voice
Drosos koutsokostas - voice, lute
Alkis Zopoglou - qanun
Petros Papageorgiou - percussions

En Chordais received the Radio France Prize for World Music in 2008, and their latest album has been published by Harmonia Mundi.

The New York Times: "A score of Byzantine music arranged and performed by the Greek
ensemble En Chordais will soak into your system and stay there"

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